Football

Torres has found his form once more.

Fernando Torres gives Atletico Madrid the lead against Levante

Published 2 Comments

Football News
24/7

Fernando Torres has finally come back to life and is scoring for Atletico Madrid just when they need him.

The Spanish striker left England with his reputation in tatters to return to his former club, and while he's nowhere near the player he used to be, he's certainly making a contribution when it matters.

After helping Atleti secure a place in the Champions League final for the second time in three years thanks to a semi-final victory against Bayern Munich on away goals, all eyes were on the title race in La Liga.

Article continues below

A single point separates Diego Simeone's side, Barcelona and Real Madrid with just two games of the season remaining - and all three kicked off at the same time this afternoon.

It was Atletico who struck first through Torres to heap the pressure on their rivals. Koke's perfect through ball set up the former Liverpool and Chelsea man, who made no mistake with his finish.

Article continues below

The goal means that Torres now has six goals in his last ten games. 

However, although the afternoon may have got off to a perfect start for Atleti, they soon went from bad to worse. 

First Barcelona took the lead against Espanyol thanks to a wonderful Lionel Messi free-kick, and then Cristiano Ronaldo struck to put Real Madrid 1-0 up against Valencia.

To make matters even worse, Levante then equalised before half-time to put Atletico on the back foot once more.

Is Fernando Torres back to his best for Atletico Madrid?

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Real Madrid
Football
Barcelona
Fernando Torres

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again